Reason for Hope

by Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh On May 1, 2017, I had the privilege of watching my son-in-law become an American citizen.  As...

Still Learning After All These Years…

by Head of Lower School Jenn Elkin Life-long learning—it’s a fundamental part of our mission at The Pike School, a trait we hope to...

ANXIETY: Why Are We So Nervous?

by Head of School Muddy Waters I read an article this weekend that brought me back to a topic that has been on my...

The Joys of Conferencing

by Lower and Middle School Literacy Coach Sharon Libront “Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine...

We, Robots

by Fifth Grade teacher Ed Santella Pike strives to help our students become critical and creative thinkers.  It says something to that effect right...

Intensity vs. Enjoyment – What does Pike Athletics provide?

by Athletics Director and Upper School teacher Rob Smith Sports specialization is defined as intense, year-round training in a single sport with the exclusion...

Why Innovate?

by Director of Technology Aaron Hovel I’m currently participating in a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) through Edx called “Launching Innovation in Schools” taught...

The Importance of Play

By Jenn Elkin Join us for a special evening Open House on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to learn more about Kindergarten...

Affecting Change Through a New Generation of Teachers

by Director of The Pike School Intern Program Margaret Szegvari “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ...

Developing as Social/Emotional Beings

by Head of Lower School Jenn Elkin At Pike, our job as faculty and staff remains fairly consistent day-to-day: to educate our students in...